8th not QF Artillery Regiment

 

 

History

Raised at Stara Zagora on 17 September 1912 at the mobilization

Disbanded on 21 August 1913 at the end of the Interallied War

Raised as 8th not QF artillery division in September 1915 at the mobilization

Become the 1st artillery division of the 22nd artillery regiment on 20 February 1916 (Field Army Order N 185)

Rearmed with 75mm QF field guns Krupp (Romenian) on 8 July 1916 (Field Army Order N 401)

Garrison

Stara Zagora, 2nd Military Inspectorate, 8th Tundzhavska Division

Commanders

09.1912

09.1915

lt. col. Stefan Nikolov

lt. col. Georgi Bozhinov

Effectives

September 1912

? officers, 2 clerks, 1074 NCOs and men, 181 riding, 626 draught horses, 58 carts, 18 Krupp 87mm not QF guns

September 1915

8 officers, 554 NCOs and men, 395 horses, 16 carts, 18 Krupp 87mm not QF guns

Battle Honours

I. War against Turkey 1912-1913

Attached to 8th Tundzhavska

II. Interallied War 1913

Disbanded as regiment

1st division attached to 13th Infantry Division

2nd division rearmed with ex Turkish 75mm Krupp QF guns attached to Makedono-Odrinsko Opalchenie

III. First World War

Attached to 11th Makedonska Division